Junos Troubleshooting in the NOC (JTNOC) is an introductory-level course.
The course content is aimed at operators of devices running the Junos OS in a NOC environment. These operators include network engineers, administrators, support personnel, and reseller support personnel.
Students should have basic networking knowledge and an understanding of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model and the TCP/IP protocol suite. Students should also attend the Introduction to the Junos Operating System (IJOS) course, or have equivalent experience prior to attending this class.
After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:
- Reduce the time it takes to identify and isolate the root cause of an issue impacting your network.
- Describe Junos products and related information and recovery options.
- List various tools that can be used to troubleshoot Junos devices.
- Explain Junos CLI commands used in troubleshooting.
- Identify and isolate hardware issues.
- Troubleshoot problems with the control plane.
- Describe control plane protection features.
- Troubleshoot problems with interfaces and other data plane components.
- Describe the staging and acceptance methodology.
- Troubleshoot routing protocols.
- Describe how to monitor your network with SNMP, RMON, Junos Telemetry Interface, Junos Traffic Vision (formerly known as JFlow), and port mirroring.
- Monitor and troubleshoot vMX routers.
- Describe JTAC procedures and how to navigate the customer support site.
Chapter 1: Course Introduction
Chapter 2: Troubleshooting as a Process
- Before You Begin
- The Troubleshooting Process
- Challenging Network Issues
Chapter 3: Junos Product Families
- The Junos OS
- Control Plane and Data Plane
- Field-Replaceable Units
- Junos Product Families
- Lab: Identifying Hardware Components
Chapter 4: Troubleshooting Toolkit
- Troubleshooting Tools
- Best Practices
- Lab: Using Monitoring Tools and Establishing a Baseline
Chapter 5: Hardware and Environmental Conditions
- Hardware Troubleshooting Overview
- Memory and Storage
- Boot Monitoring
- Hardware-Related System Logs
- Chassis and Environmental Monitoring
- Lab: Monitoring Hardware and Environmental Conditions
Chapter 6: Control Plane
- Control Plane Review
- System and User Processes
- Monitoring Routing Tables and Protocols
- Monitoring Bridging
- Monitoring the Address Resolution Protocol
- Lab: Control Plane Monitoring and Troubleshooting
Chapter 7: Control Plane Protection
- Protection Overview
- DDoS Protection
- Loopback Filter
- Lab: Monitoring and Troubleshooting DDoS Protection
Chapter 8: Data Plane – Interfaces
- Interface Properties
- General Interface Troubleshooting
- Ethernet Interface Troubleshooting
- Lab: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Ethernet Interfaces
Chapter 9: Data Plane – Other Components
- Definition of a Data Plane Problem
- Data Plane Components
- Data Plane Forwarding
- Load-Balancing Behavior
- Firewall Filters and Policers
- Data Plane Troubleshooting Case Study
- Lab: Isolate and Troubleshoot PFE Issues
Chapter 10: Staging and Acceptance Testing
- Initial Inspection and Power-On
- General System Checks
- Interface Testing
Chapter 11: Troubleshooting Routing Protocols
- Troubleshooting OSPF
- Troubleshooting BGP
- Troubleshooting Routing Loops and Route Oscillation
- Lab: Troubleshooting Routing Protocols
Chapter 12: High Availability
- High Availability Overview
- Graceful Routing Engine Switchover
- Graceful Restart
- Nonstop Active Routing and Bridging
- Unified In-Service Software Upgrade
Chapter 13: Network Monitoring
- Flow Monitoring
- Lab: Monitoring the Network
Chapter 14: vMX Troubleshooting
- vMX Overview
- Lab: Monitoring vMX
Chapter 15: JTAC Procedures
- Opening a Support Case
- Customer Support Tools
- The Content of a PR
- Transferring Files to JTAC
Appendix A: Interface Troubleshooting
- Interface Troubleshooting Chart
- Troubleshooting Various Interface Types
Appendix B: Junos RPM
- RPM Overview
- RPM Components
- RPM Configuration
- RPM Monitoring